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Business Funding: What It Is and Why You Need It

      As an entrepreneur, you have plenty of experience in conquering unknowns. From your first day learning how to write a business plan to applying for your first business license, hiring your first employees, dealing with taxes and accounting and legal considerations… Every step in starting and growing your business involves learning something […]

Preparing Your Small Business’s 2016 Marketing Plan

It’s that time of year again. A chill is in the air, colorful lights are up, and there’s holiday music on the radio. So obviously, that means it’s time to put together a marketing plan for your business for next year, right? Yes, while that’s certainly at the top of everyone’s holiday

How to Retain Your Business’s Seasonal Employees

The holiday shopping season starts earlier and earlier every year. Many retailers start advertising holiday promotions as soon as temperatures drop below 80 degrees and some business owners hire seasonal employees for the holiday rush. According to a survey from CarrerBuilder.com, 43% o

Addressing the Skills Gap in the Construction Industry

If you haven’t felt its effects already, you’ve at the very least heard about it: The Skills Gap. No, it’s not a store at the mall wedged between Foot Locker and Sbarro where you go to learn how to weld. The skills gap is a very unfortunate reality whereas your business has specialized work that […]